Still Missing Book Review

STILL MISSING By Chevy Stevens

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Score: 9/10

In one moment, Anne O’Sullivan, a 32-yr old real estate agent, finds her life forever changed when she is abducted from an open house she is hosting. The reader doesn’t come in on this scene. Instead, we get to read as her experience is told to her therapist one session at a time.
Her life before the event was similar to the everyday normalcies of life, sprinkled with shadows of a horrific event in which her father and sister were killed in an automobile accident when she was just a child leaving her mother and herself to continue on with their lives. Continue reading

Book Review: Still Missing

Still Missing

STILL MISSING
By: Chevy Stevens
Hardcover, 352 pages
In one moment, Anne O’Sullivan, a 32-yr old real estate agent, finds her life forever changed when she is abducted from an open house she is hosting. The reader doesn’t come in on this scene. Instead, we get to read as her experience is told to her therapist one session at a time.

Her life before the event was similar to the everyday normalcies of life, sprinkled with shadows of a horrific event in which her father and sister were killed in an automobile accident when she was just a child leaving her mother and herself to continue on with their lives.

On the day she is abducted, her often irritating mother, a nice boyfriend who is sometimes too understanding, a beautiful house, an amazing best friend, and a perfect dog are all ripped away from her. Her captive who she calls The Freak during her sessions imposes humiliating rules that she must follow or be beaten, denied the basic necessities, and often even worse ordeals.  Over the course of a year, she endures the Freak’s confusing and chilling personalities and suffers over and over at the hands of the monster.

She tells her therapist that she understands that Stockholm syndrome kicked in. She even admits that she found him ‘interesting and articulate.” This infuriates her and she screams “How could I ever tell anyone he made me laugh?” Anne tells her story with a coolness, and often a very Continue reading